Shillong, May 4: The Additional District Magistrate, Ri Bhoi district, Nongpoh has imposed prohibitory order under Section 144 CrPC prohibiting all construction and operation of makeshift stalls along National Highway-6 for illicit stockpiling as well as sale of coal. Violation, if any, shall be prosecuted under the relevant section of the law.
This order has been imposed after receiving information that a number of makeshift stalls have sprung up overnight all along National Highway-6 catering to the stockpiling and sale of coal which has been offloaded from coal-laden trucks enroute for the weighbridge at 25th Mile Shangbangla, Nongpoh.
In another order, the Additional District Magistrate, Ri Bhoi district, Nongpoh has issued prohibitory order under Section 144 CrPC prohibiting all unauthorized persons along with their private vehicles from stationing/loitering in and around the 25th Mile Shangbangla weighbridge. This has been stated in a prèss release.